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Cultural actions

The Paul Ricard Oceanography Institute takes part in numerous exhibitions, festivals, forums. The Institute’s teams make available to the organizers their scientific expertise and their know-how in matters of presenting scientific information to the general public and organizing events. Cultural partnerships have been signed with major festivals.

The cultural partnerships take a variety of forms, including the following examples :

-  at the Science Frontiers Festival (Science Frontières) which brings together in Marseille ‘those who act to change the world’, the Institute’s President Patricia Ricard and the Scientific Counsellor Prof. Nardo Vicente regularly chair and take part in round tables.

-  at the World Underwater Images Festival, in Marseille, the Institute is invited to take part in environment-focused forums ; it is represented on film or photo juries, and donates prizes.